Masters Golf Raffle

Win a trip for four to the 2014 Masters Golf Tournament on April 12–13 in Augusta, Ga. The Alumni Association is hosting a raffle for $100 per ticket, and only 600 tickets will be sold. The winner receives four tournament passes for the Saturday and Sunday rounds, hospitality passes, and accommodations and chef-prepared dinners at the Executive Home near Augusta National Golf Club. The drawing […]

Diamond Talk

Former baseball teammates, from left, Joshua Jezek, Ryan Roberts, and Brandon Watson reconnected during UT Arlington Night With the Rangers in April at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Roberts, who played for the Mavericks from 2002-03, is an infielder for the Tampa Bay Rays. Jezek was a first baseman and outfielder for the Mavericks from 2000-02, and Watson was a catcher from 2001-02.

Nairobi, Kenya

To walk through Kibera, the largest slum in Nairobi, Kenya, is to conduct a delicate balancing act. The foundation is primarily waste and refuse. An open sewage system contaminates the ground with human and animal feces. This lack of sanitation is perhaps the biggest challenge for Joel Montgomery ’92, ’96, ’00, who directs the Centers for Disease Control’s Global Disease Detection and Emergency Response in […]

City Deputy

Theron Bowman (’83 BS, Biology; ’91 MPA; ’97 PhD, Public and Urban Administration) is deputy city manager for the city of Arlington. He oversees neighborhood services, which include the police, fire, parks and recreation, and code compliance departments as well as the library system.

Great Woman of Texas

Lauri Lawrence (’82 BA, English) was named a “Great Woman of Texas” by the Fort Worth Business Press in 2012. She was events manager for the Amon Carter Museum of American Art from 2000 to February 2012. She serves on the boards of Jewel Charity Inc., the Van Cliburn Foundation, and the Texas Ballet Theater.